MAN ARRESTED IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ON ATF AND US MARSHAL’S SERVICE WARRANTS
An Arkansas man was taken into custody Monday afternoon on multiple felony warrants.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 55 year old Glen Yandell, of Knobel, Arkansas, was arrested shortly after 4 pm in Ripley County on a felony warrant from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Yandell also had a felony warrant from the US Marshal’s Service for a weapons offense.
Following the arrest, he was held at the Butler County Jail.
SIKESTON MAN CONVICTED OF ASSAULT AND ARMED CRIMINAL ACTION CHARGES IN CONNECTION TO 2016 SHOOTING
A Sikeston man has been convicted of multiple charges in connection to a February 2016 shooting.
Sergeant Jon Broom with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety tells KWOC News that 31 year old Chester Miguel Brown has been found guilty of the charges of assault 2nd, armed criminal action, unlawful possession of a firearm, and tampering with evidence.
Brown’s sentencing was scheduled for September.
Broom says that the conviction stems from the shooting of David Trice Jr. on February 10th, 2016. Trice was shot 5 times during the incident and spent 6 weeks in ICU.
2017 MULES BASKETBALL CAMP TO BEGIN TOMORROW AT POPLAR BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL
The 2017 Mules Basketball Camp is scheduled to begin tomorrow at the Poplar Bluff High School.
The camp is for students in 1st through 8th grade and will run from 11 am to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The cost is $25 per camper and $20 for additional campers from the same family.
Attendees will be instructed in the drills and fundamentals that have made Mules Basketball a successful program, will special emphasis on shooting fundamentals. Time will also be devoted to game competitions and scrimmages.
For more information, contact William Durden at 785-6471 extension 205.
STATE OFFICIALS SEEKING PUBLIC’S INPUT FOR OAK RIDGE CONSERVATION AREA
State officials are asking for the public’s input about a conservation area in Stoddard County.
The Missouri Department of Conservation is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans, and is seeking input on how the Oak Ridge Conservation Area is important to area residents.
The MDC is inviting comments from recreational users, neighboring landowners, conservation groups, elected officials, and any other interested persons or groups.
If you would like to make a comment or view the plan, go to www.mdc.mo.gov/areaplans.
The management plan is open for public review until July 31st.
FIVE ARRESTED IN NORTHEAST ARKANSAS FOR CRYSTAL METH
Five people have been taken into custody in Northeast Arkansas for crystal meth.
Greene County Sheriff David Carter tells KWOC News that Larry Waters, Danny Peyton, Brandy Gilbee, Nicholas Harmon, and Jonathan Dees were all recently arrested for possession of crystal methamphetamine.
Carter did not say if the arrests were connected to each other.
MODOT TO CLOSE STODDARD COUNTY ROAD FOR PAVEMENT REPAIRS
Route F in Stoddard County will be closed beginning today so Missouri Department of Transportation crews can perform pavement repairs.
Officials say that the section of roadway to be closed is located from Route 60 to Route J.
Weather permitting, work will take place today through Thursday, July 20th from 6:30 am to 4:30 pm, daily. During the project, the work zone will be open to local traffic only.
PAVEMENT REPAIRS SET TO BEGIN TODAY ON ROUTE P IN RIPLEY COUNTY
Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will be in Ripley County beginning today to perform pavement repairs on Route P.
Work is scheduled to take place today through Thursday, July 20th from 7 am to 4 pm each day.
During the repairs, Route P will be closed, except for local traffic, from Route 142 to the state line.
BRIDGE REPAIRS TO CAUSE DELAYS THIS WEEK IN NEW MADRID COUNTY
Route M in New Madrid County will be reduced with a 10-foot width restriction today and tomorrow as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform bridge repairs.
The work zone will be located from Route 61 to the I-55 east outer road.
Work is scheduled for 7 am to 4 pm both today and tomorrow.